America’s best supermarkets have this in common

- Produce with Pamela
How can a retailer that’s only been in the U.S. for less than two years make a list of America’s “best” supermarkets?

Why Walmart is outpacing Amazon in e-grocery growth

- Produce with Pamela
Walmart is pulling ahead of Amazon for online grocery shoppers, and I know why. It’s fresh food.

An Apeel-ing experience

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Apeel Sciences sent me a Happy New Year kit of caviar limes grown by Good Land Organics, Santa Barbara, CA, so I decided to do a little test. 

SNAPSHOT: Organic price premium narrows at retail

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See the latest retail price differential between conventional and organic for 100 of the top fruits and vegetables.

Be careful with produce markdowns — especially avocados

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My local retailer, San Antonio-based H-E-B, has been offering a house brand of so-called ugly produce …

An Ode to 365 by Whole Foods Market

- Analysis
You’re only 2,000 feet from my front door, 365 by Whole Foods Market, and I pass by you nearly every time I leave the house. But I just can’t find a reason to shop.

No delivery? No problem – if you’re Trader Joe’s

- Analysis
I’ve often said that consumers don’t have a grasp of the true cost of e-commerce in the way that we’ve been doing it in the U.S.

What makes a grocer “the best?”

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A lot of stories about retailers being named “the best” or “most admired” or “favorite” come across my inbox. But here's my all-time metric of supermarket popularity.

A chat with Leah Halverson of 10 Acre Marketing

- Produce with Pamela

I took time to talk with Leah Halverson, who recently launched a new venture, 10 Acre …

Two reasons Honeycrisp will continue to dominate

- Analysis
Did Honeycrisp peak? I’ve asked myself this question several times over the past few years.